GPCC NEW PRESIDENT NEXT YEAR
PANANJI (GOA) The Goa Pradesh Congress Committee’s (GPCC) new President would be nominated most likely in January, next year, a month after Rahul Gandhi take over the reins of the Indian National Congress (INC).
The GPCC executive committee had last month esolved authorizing INC president Sonia Gandhi to nominate the next State Chief and All India Congress Committee (AICC) members from Goa. It is now been learnt that the decision will be taken by Rahul Gandhi, post his elevation as INC President.
GPCC too has passed resolution requesting Rahul Gandhi to take over the President ship immediately from his mother Sonia.
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GOA: CONGRESS SAYS PARRIKAR MISGUIDING PEOPLE ON DEFENCE PROJECTS
Panaji (Goa): Mr Shantaram Naik ex-MP and President of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee, has expressed shock and surprise that the Union Defence Ministry does not recognise building construction rules of Goa’s municipalities and Panchayats, and that, they consider themselves free to construct anything in Goa without the permission of Local Bodies.
This was made clear to Shri Naik during his tenure as MP, by none other than the then Defence Minister of India Shri Manohar Parricar in reply to Mr Naik’s unstarred question number 2548 replied to on 16.12.2014 , for which, only answer given…READ more..
GOA: GODINHO SAYS HE DID NOT CALL ALL SECRETARIES AS CORRUPT
Panaji (Goa): A day after Shiv Sena sought an apology from State Panchayat minister Mauvin Godinho for his reported statement against panchayat secretaries, the minister today said that he had not labeled all of them (secretaries) as corrupt.
Godinho’s statement that panchayat secretaries were responsible for teaching panch members to indulge into corrupt practice was protested by Shiv Sena who had sought apology from him.
“If everybody wants to paint everybody with same brush then it is up to them. I never painted everybody with same brush. I only said that some secretaries who are corrupt will face action. Again I…READ more..
GOA: WHY IS CHANDRAKANT KAVLEKAR HIDING BEHIND HIS CRONIES, QUESTIONS SHIV SENA
Panaji (Goa): Shiv Sena in Goa has accused Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar of trying to defend himself by shielding behind his supporters.
This is what Sena has said in a press note today:
Shiv Sena is highly shocked to see how Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar is pushing his cronies to fight his agenda and hide his failures. The recent press conference by two longer rung Congress leaders in Margao to defend Kavlekar indicates how he has been hiding behind the curtains to avoid answering some uncomfortable questions which would be posed by mediapersons.
Sena had taken up a cause of…READ more..
GOA: SHIV SENA TELLS DIPAK TO ASK SUDIN TO STEP DOWN AND THEN SPEAK AGAINST GOVT
Panaji (Goa) Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party’s criticism against Manohar Parrikar led government should be taken as a mere joke as the party has a habit to throw their weight around with such stunts, Shiv Sena Goa spokesman Rakhi Naik said today.
Naik in a press note issued here has said: MGP President Dipak Dhavalikar has said that the are unhappy with the functioning of State government and has said that they are waiting and watching the performance.
Sena has said:
“Shiv Sena which had fought the last election in alliance with MGP strongly condemns the way MGP has been taking people for a…READ more..
GOA: SHIV SENA EQUATES SLASHING GST ON TIATR, DRAMA TO GOENKARPONN
Panaji (Goa) Shiv Sena unit of Goa today said that they were “ shocked the way Goa government has been handling the issue of Goods and Service Tax imposed on the tiatr and drama in the State.”
Addressing a press conference in Panaji, party’s vice president Jitesh Kamat and spokesman Rakhi Naik said that the actions of the government reveals that they have been playing ‘drama’ over the entire issue trying to fool the artists and people in the entertainment industry.
This is what Sena leaders told a press conference today:
Sena has already written to the Prime Minister of India Narendra…READ more..
GOA: SIMULTANEOUS POLLS IN COUNTRY SHOULD BE BASED ON A DRAFT BILL: SHANTARAM NAIK
Shantaram Naik, ex-MP, and President of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee in a letter e-mailed by him today to the Union Minister of Finance, has said that any discussion for holding simultaneous polls in the country has to be on the basis of a draft bill and note on the basis of a note prepared by EC, however exhaustive it may be.
Naik in his letter to Jaitley has said that recently, newspapers are reporting that the Election Commission of India is in favour of holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and State Assemblies, however, Naik says that the…
GOA: AAP WELCOMES HC ORDER ON NGT
Panaji (Goa) In a statement issued today, AAP Goa Convenor Elvis Gomes said the Bombay High Court order is a direct indictment of the Manohar Parrikar government at whose request the Ministry of Environment and Forest had issued the notification shifting jurisdiction of Goa cases from the Pune bench to the NGT’s principal bench in Delhi.
“It is a slap on their face. The State government had acted clandestinely to put hurdles in the path of scores of Goa’s environmentalists and green warriors toiling hard to protect Goa,” Gomes said.
Fortune has smiled on Goa with the Bombay High Court order…READ more..
GOA: IT’S TIME TO HIT THE ROADS FOR BJP, 2019 IS APPROACHING FAST
Panaji (Goa) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gradually getting into the Lok sabha assembly mode. The party has decided to hit the constituencies with its chief minister Manohar Parrikar. And the journey has begun from Sankhalim constituency.
“During Amit Shah’s visit to the state, it was suggested that chief minister should visit all the constituencies along with the party MLA from respective areas,” BJP Goa Unit Chief Vinay Tendulkar told reporters.
He said that the local unit has already started implementing the suggestion by national president as a part of which chief minister Manohar Parrikar recently visited Sankhalim constituency.
“In the months…READ more..
CLP EXTENDS SUPPORT TO GOVERNMENT IN THEIR FIGHT AGAINST DRUGS
Panaji (Goa) The Congress legislative party (CLP) that met today evening resolved to provide full support to the Government in their action to crackdown on the illicit drug trade in the State.
Speaking to reporters after meeting, Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar said his MLAs have received letter from Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar restraining them from making statements against police and to provide leads if any, on police-drug peddler nexus.
“CLP has decided to provide full support to the government to curb this menace. We all need to be united in this matter. If our MLAs come to know about any such…READ more..